behandle

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ handle. Cognate with Saterland Frisian behondelje (to handle, deal with, treat), Dutch behandelen (to handle, treat), German behandeln (to treat), Norwegian behandle (to treat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

behandle (third-person singular simple present behandles, present participle behandling, simple past and past participle behandled)

  1. (transitive) To handle all about; take (up) in one's hands; care for; deal with; treat.
    • 1892, Ménie Muriel Dowie, Cairns Collection of American Women Writers, A girl in the Karpathians:
      In England I know a household where, after the eight o'clock breakfast, it is usual to behandle one's skeins, find one's knitting, and continue the long even rounds of the stocking begun yesterday, or copy patiently the completed gusset in the sleeve of a spencer.

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

behandle (imperative behandl, infinitive at behandle, present tense behandler, past tense behandlede, perfect tense har behandlet)

  1. treat
    Behandl dem ordentligt.
    Treat them well.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Verb[edit]

behandle

  1. First-person singular present of behandeln.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of behandeln.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of behandeln.
  4. Imperative singular of behandeln.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German behandeln

Verb[edit]

behandle (imperative behandl or behandle, present tense behandler, passive behandles, simple past and past participle behandla or behandlet)

  1. to treat

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German behandeln

Verb[edit]

behandle (present tense behandlar, past tense behandla, past participle behandla, passive infinitive behandlast, present participle behandlande, imperative behandl/behandle)

  1. to treat

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]